AAIB investigation to Reims Cessna F172P, G-BITM (Addendum)

Aircraft struck trees during forced landing, Near Warrington, Cheshire, 27 September 2014


The aircraft suffered a sudden and significant loss of engine power during the cruise portion of the flight. The pilot identified a field for a forced landing, but the aircraft struck trees at its near boundary and stalled, dropping into the field of intended landing. The pilot thought the most likely cause of the power loss was a restriction in the fuel supply to the engine.

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Reims Cessna F172P Skyhawk G-BITM Addendum 03-15

Published 12 March 2015